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Ms. Torruco from Laredo TX is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

If You Have a Problem, We'll Solve It!

My students need games and manipulatives for a hands on learning experience!

  • $665 goal

This project expired on July 30, 2018.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

The students we service are predominantly of Hispanic ethnicity and from a low socioeconomic background. Most of our student population derives from non-English speaking families. We have students who are eager to learn but are lacking background knowledge and foundation skills. Our students also lack self-confidence and are in need of inspirational acts. We believe that our students will benefit greatly if a youth speaker will address them at our school. Unfortunately, the majority of our students have limited experiences as they come from households in which education is not valued. Our hard working parents believe work rather than school is more important. Many students come to school with the presumption that education is not important.

My Project

As a new teacher, I lack manipulatives and Math resources that are essential to the learning experience. The manipulatives and games will ensure that my student attains a better understanding of math concepts. Hands-on activities will definitely help concrete learners make connections and grasp information easier.

The games, such as the Allowance game, will help build a deeper understanding by providing real-life examples.

Students will be able to enhance learning by making meaningful connections. They will be able to relate to the concept in an engaging manner. These items will be used all year long to help promote purposeful learning in an engaging way.

Ms. Torruco
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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3 donors3 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 25 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
PP940X - Math Folder Game Libraries - Gr. 2-3 - Complete Set • Lakeshore Learning Materials $129.00 1 $129.00
TT565X - Build & Learn Geometry Kits - Complete Set • Lakeshore Learning Materials $115.00 1 $115.00
EE990X - Visualize It! Part-Whole Cards - Complete Set • Lakeshore Learning Materials $69.99 1 $69.99
EE485X - Roll & Solve Math Games - Complete Set • Lakeshore Learning Materials $69.99 1 $69.99
DD468 - Visualize Math Write & Wipe Boards • Lakeshore Learning Materials $29.99 1 $29.99
RR669 - Student Write & Wipe Number Lines - Fractions • Lakeshore Learning Materials $19.99 1 $19.99
EE498 - 3-D Geometric Shapes Tub • Lakeshore Learning Materials $19.99 1 $19.99
RR625 - Giant Multisided Activity Dice • Lakeshore Learning Materials $19.99 1 $19.99
GF706 - ’Smath • Lakeshore Learning Materials $16.99 1 $16.99
LC1279 - The Allowance Game® • Lakeshore Learning Materials $16.99 1 $16.99
LC582 - Translucent Counters • Lakeshore Learning Materials $9.99 1 $9.99
JJ388 - Write & Wipe Student Number Lines - Set of 30 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $8.99 1 $8.99

Materials cost

$526.90

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$7.90

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$564.80

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$99.67

Total project goal

$664.47

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$664.47

2 Donors

-$132.89

Donations toward project cost

-$125.39

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$7.50

match offer

-$516.95

Match offer toward project cost

-$439.41

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$77.54

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$14.63

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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